Bison bison


Their range roughly formed a triangle between Canadaโ€™s far northwest, south to the Mexican states and east along the leeward boundary of the Appalachian Mountains.


Bison live in spacious open areas and woodland.


Bison are grazers, feeding on various kinds of grasses and herbs.

Social Interaction

Bison travel in herds, except for the non-dominant bulls, which travel alone or in small groups during most of the year.

Conservation Status

Conservation dependent